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6806th 'Online Research Course' starting from October 20, 2013

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    Sep 10, 2013
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    “Online Research Course”
    in collaboration with
    Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences

    After the successful completion of five courses, ‘The Medical Writers’ in collaboration of ‘Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences’ is ready to start 6th Course from 20 October to 18 November, 2013. This is a purpose built training program which not only helps participants to learn the basic concepts and principles of Research but also they enable them to make a real Research Proposal under direct supervision of experienced facilitators. Participants are free to choose topic of their choice for their research (whether cross sectional study or Randomized Control Trial) and they are supervised to finalize it to improve its chances of publication in middle to high ranked journals. Practical, simple and enjoyment is the main theme of all learning activities by ‘The Medical Writers’
    Some participants feedback:

    "What can I say? That was so fruitful for me...Excellent learning environment with skilled professional facilitators & Tutor off course!"

    Research Office
    Baqai Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Karachi - Pakistan

    "Excellent. Had great fun." 
    Consultant Surgeon, United Kingdom

    "Excellent course. Brilliant effort. I wish I had this opportunity when I was in medical school, but better late than never." 
    Research Officer, AKUH, Karachi - Pakistan

    This course is on distant learning principals, utilizing Webinar technology (online lecture with audio and video) and Learning Management System (moodle). Participants learned in the comfort of their home. Lectures were delivered by Webinars and all online activities were done with the help of online Learning Management System (LMS) Moodle.

    • Topic selection
    • Literature Search
    • Authorship Criteria
    • Writing Introduction 
    • Plagiarism
    • Objectives writing
    • Study Designs
    • Proforma making
    • Methodology
    • Basic biostatistics
    • Data Collection
    • References
    • In all the topics mentioned, generic teaching done with the help of Webinars
    o During webinars all the participants can also interact with the presenter and their questions will be answered
    o Each webinar is recorded and made available to participants within hours for review

    • All participants will be provided a user id and password of specially designed online course with latest learning technology of Web 2.0. This includes
    o Forums: (for asynchronously collaboration with facilitator and other students)
    o Chat: for synchronously communication with facilitator (in special allotted time) and with fellow students
    o Exercises with real time feedback: MCQs for better understanding
    o Interactive white board: For collaboration and brainstorming with live audio too
    o Assignments: For completion of Research Protocol in timely and supervised manner
    • Resources available for download for reference
    • Hand out of the full course
    • Template Research Protocol for guidance
    • Original Research Protocol for reference


    Dates: 20 October - 18 November, 2013

    Duration: One month

    Webinar timings: 1 hour (Wednesday): 5pm to 6pm  [PST / GMT: +5]

    Course includes
    Participations in 5+ Webinars
    Interactive online lectures
    Resource Material: Some excellent and practical Books on Medical Writing, Research Proposal, Biostatistics, SPSS and many more
    Exercises with real-time results to test learning
    One month supervision in learning of basic research concepts
    Complete supervision in making personal original Research Proposal from topic selection to the final draft
    Online platform for learning and collaboration (Forum, Chat, Exercises, Whiteboard)
    During webinar and on Online platform chances to win Best Moodler Awards
    Completion Certificate to successful candidates

    After sending payment email at info@...

    For Pakistan(students/postgraduates):

    Rs. 5,000 / participant
    Rs. 10,000 / participant
    Outside Pakistan (students/postgraduates):
    $100 / participant
    Corporate (International)
    $200 / participant

    10% Discount on Group of 5 or more
    Limited Seats because of the nature of course
    so hurry to reserve a seat.
    Who should attend?
    Faculty Members of Medical Colleges
    Undergraduate Students (medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy)
    House Officers
    Nursing staff
    Those who want to attend it as a refresher course
    Those who would like to but still have not started their first research project

    For more information

    The Medical Writers
    Room 522, Panorama Centre, Building 2,
    Saddar, Karachi
    Phone: +92-21-5689285, +92-21-5688791
    Mobile: +92-0300-2375636
    Fax: +92-21-35689860